Edoxaban (Savaysa)

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General information

Class/mechanism: Factor Xa inhibitor, acts at the active site of factor Xa to inhibit its actions in the coagulation cascade.[1][2][3]
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

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Patient drug information

History of changes in FDA indication

  • 1/8/2015: FDA approved
    • "for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) following 5-10 days of initial therapy with a parenteral anticoagulant."
    • "To reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism (SE) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF)."

Also known as

  • Code name: DU-176b
  • Brand name: Savaysa

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Edoxaban (Savaysa) package insert
  2. Edoxaban (Savaysa) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. Savaysa manufacturer's website
  4. Edoxaban (Savaysa) patient drug information (UpToDate)